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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Tennis Elbow

Johns Hopkins Health Talks Tennis Elbow

For most people, playing tennis is all about fun and fitness. While failing to play your best can be frustrating, there’s almost nothing that’s worse than playing in pain. Sometimes even small, nagging injuries can spoil your tennis outing or—worse—your [...]

April 30, 2014 Tennis
adidas Energy Boost 2 running shoe review

adidas Energy Boost 2 Running Shoe Review

It’s been a while since I’ve been this excited about a new pair of running shoes. The adidas Energy Boost 2 are, without a doubt, my new favorite shoes. I realize these have been on the market for a few [...]

April 29, 2014 Running
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Review of Healthy Sports Nutrition and Energy Items

It feels like new sports nutrition items are constantly popping up. How do you know which ones taste good and which ones really work? Don’t worry! We’ve taken all of our newest natural options and tried them for you. We’ve even [...]

April 25, 2014 Running, Squash & Racquetball, Tennis
Sports Nutrition for Mental Clarity

Maximizing Your Mind through Diet

Mental training and sports nutrition go hand in hand. The foods that we eat greatly impact how our body will function. Research shows that when we eat foods rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and healthy fats, what we are really [...]

April 24, 2014 Running, Squash & Racquetball, Tennis
Pojie Performance Extensions Review

Pojie Racquet Performance Extensions Review

Spring weather is upon us and more and more tennis players are getting back onto the courts. That means the Holabird Sports stringers have been busy restringing plenty of racquets as players get ready for all their summer tennis. With [...]

April 22, 2014 Tennis
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Boston Marathon 2014: American Meb Keflizighi Wins

The Men’s Race: Meb Keflizighi Ends a 31-Year Drought in a Thrilling Race The last time an American stood atop the podium, Ronald Reagan was president. “Come on Eileen” by Dexy’s Midnight Runners and “Beat It” by Michael Jackson were [...]

April 21, 2014 Running
Salomon XA Pro 3D running shoe review

Salomon XA Pro 3D Review: Perfect for Running, Walking or Hiking

Outdoor enthusiasts who are seeking best-in-class durability and support for walking, running, and/or hiking should look no further than the Salomon XA Pro 3D. The XA Pro 3D is equipped with all the necessary tools to give you a stable [...]

April 18, 2014 Running
Garmin VivoFit

Garmin VivoFit Review: Easy-to-use with Enough Motivation to Get Me Moving

When you unbox your Garmin VivoFit, you’ll notice that it doesn’t come with a pamphlet of instructions, but just the link to the Garmin website where you’ll be directed to download the Garmin Connect™ software. It comes with a USB [...]

April 17, 2014 Running
Holabird Sports Running Group

Holabird Sports Running Group

Every Wednesday at 6:00 p.m., Holabird Sports hosts a running group on the campus of CCBC Essex** in Rosedale, MD. Runners/walkers of all ability levels are welcome to the group. Each run will begin at the track facility, where the [...]

April 16, 2014 Holabird Sports, Running
Mizuno Wave Rider 17

Mizuno Wave Rider 17 Running Shoes Review: Lightweight & Cushioned

For someone that has rather flat feet, I have to say – the Mizuno Wave Rider 17 was a pleasant surprise from the moment that I tried them on until the end of my 3-mile outdoor run. I typically run [...]

April 15, 2014 Running